A young Nigerian lady has been found dead inside a drainage at AOdikpi village, along Osumenyi/Akwuihedi road, Osumenyi in Nnewi South Local Government Area of Anambra State. The deceased who is yet to be identified, was found with her hands and legs tied with rope and her mouth gagged.
The spokesman of the State Police Command, Haruna Mohammed, confirmed the incident on Wednesday, November 11, while saying that efforts are being made to apprehend the culprits.
“On the 10/11/2020 at about 12pm, there was a report by a good Samaritan from Osumenyi in Nnewi South LGA that a girl whose name and address is yet to be ascertained, aged about 22years was seen lying lifeless inside a gutter along Osumenyi/Akwuihedi road Osumenyi with mark of violence on her neck, mouth was sealed with tape while her legs and hands were tied with rope,” Mohammad said
He added; “Scene was visited by Police operatives attached to Nnewi Area Command and victim was rushed to Visitation Hospital Osumenyi where she was confirmed dead by the doctor on duty. Corpse was photorgraphed and deposited at the same hospital morgue for autopsy and effort being intensified to ascertain circumstances surrounding the incident in order to apprehend perpetrators and bring them to book.”